COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
A Randolph County deputy was shot on Sunday morning while attempting to make an arrest.
According to MSHP Troop B Public Information and Education Officer Cpl. Justin Dunn, Moberly Police and the Randolph County Sheriff's Department were sent to the 600 block of Adams Ave. in Moberly for a disturbance around 1:54 a.m.
Once officers arrived on scene, they found a woman who had been injured. Officers attempted to take a man into custody at the scene but he resisted arrest. During the altercation, Cpl. Dunn said a Randolph County deputy was shot.
The deputy was then taken to University Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. His condition has stabilized.
The suspect was taken into custody and sent to the Boone County Sheriff's Office where he was placed on a 24-hour hold.
The MSHP Division of Drug and Crime Control was requested to investigate the shooting and it is an active investigation at this time.